Adam R. Garcia is a creative director, designer and illustrator at the Portland, OR based studio, The Pressure. After attending the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, he worked in the record industry, at branding agencies, at Nike Sportswear and most recently Nike Global Brand Design. A native of Minneapolis, his work spans aesthetics in the fields of design, identities, direction, illustration, event coordination, gallery exhibits and packaging design. He currently teaches design at Portland State University as adjunct faculty.



Max Erdenberger studied graphic design and animation in Los Angeles at CalArts before pursuing an international career in Art Direction & Design. Returning to Portland, he joined advertising mavericks Wieden + Kennedy as an Art Director, where he also managed a steady flow of client and personal projects. His work has been published in Fast Co. Design, Wallpaper, CMYK, and GOOD magazine, just to name a few. He currently is the Founder and Creative Director of Central Office, a design consultancy that specializes in identity, interactive and filmmaking.


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